Join the ATD Dallas Board of Directors in 2024!

Thank you for your interest in serving on the Board of Directors for the ATD Dallas Chapter.  A strong and active Board of Directors ensures the success and wellbeing of the chapter as we strive to make Dallas the "Talent Development Capital of the World" through Access, Recognition, and Expertise. 

Board Membership & Responsibility

The Board consists of 8-15 leaders who represent the Talent Development Field.  It is the responsibility of the Board to:

  • Develop, approve, and implement the strategic plans that support the ATD Dallas value proposition
  • Establish policy for the operations of the chapter
  • Manage the chapter budget
  • Recruit leadership, excite volunteerism in the chapter, and support committees to deliver value to chapter members
  • Perform other functions to ensure the success of the chapter

Board Eligibility

Interested candidates must be members in good standing of ATD Dallas and be a member at the National level of ATD. A career in the Talent Development field is preferred.  A commitment and interest in the field is required.

Board Terms & Limits

Board Members shall be elected annually to serve terms of one (1) year or until their successors are chosen, except for the President Elect and Senior Advisors. 

  • President Elect: Shall hold office for two years in the following progression: Year 1 as President-Elect (Elected first year) and then Year 2 as President.  It is preferred that a third term is served in as advisory role as Past President.
  • Senior Advisors: Shall hold office for a term of two years
  • Vice Presidents: Shall hold office for one year, but may stand for re-election to the same office for a second year.

2024 Open Board Positions

  • President Elect
  • Senior Advisor
  • Vice President of Marketing & Communications (Communications, Social Media, Website)

Interested Individuals

  • Send an email with an expression of interest, sharing with us why you are interested in the role, along with a current resume to
  • Submissions will be accepted from Tuesday, August 8 to Friday, October 6.

Selection Process

We will engage in the below process to review candidate interest and nominate candidates for voting by Members.

  1. Post position on for a minimum of two weeks
  2. Candidates submit expression of interest and resume
  3. Initial Conversation: Conducted by a member of the Nominating Committee (President Elect, Senior Advisor, or Committee Member)
  4. Nominating Committee meets to discuss conversations and determine next steps
  5. Second Conversation: Conducted by President Elect or other member of the Board
  6. Recommendations submitted to the Board
  7. Notification to candidates
  8. Membership vote active on for a minimum of two weeks
  9. Announcement to the Chapter

2024 Board of Directors & Leadership Team Structure

2024 Continuing Board Members

  • Dana Devlin, President
  • Lynley VanSingel, Senior Advisor
  • Karen Clem, Vice President of Professional Development 
  • Mark Wolfe, Vice President of Membership
  • Steff Allison, Vice President of Signature Events 
  • Tracy Underhill, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships

For additional information regarding Executive Committee, Vice President, or Lead roles, contact


14070 Proton Rd. - Suite 100
Dallas, TX 75244


Phone: 972-233-9107 ex. 224

Fax: 972-490-4219

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